Coventry, West Midlands
Circa £26k per annum
22 Dec 2021
19 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full Time


Salary: Circa £26k per annum

Mode: Full Time, Permanent

Ref: CUEL000092

Coventry University has been ranked joint first amongst Modern Universities in England for career prospects and we are in the top 6 universities for student experience. Our commitment to providing the best for our students doesn’t stop with them, it starts with our people. Without our dedicated teams, we wouldn’t be ranked so highly or have won any of our numerous awards.

We are one of the largest employers in Coventry and we offer our people a place to belong and an organisation to be proud of. We know you have a life and obligations outside of the workplace so we do our best to help strike that balance and we will support your needs where we can because we know that’s how we get the very best out of you.

We are looking to recruit an experienced Plumber to join our growing operations and maintenance team within the Estates department at Coventry University. The role will be responsible for the maintenance of the plumbing and mechanical systems across the University.

The post holder will be part of a team undertaking planned, routine and emergency repairs to all water supply and distribution systems and above and below ground drainage systems across the university campus. As part of the role, you will also be responsible for making minor modifications to plumbing systems.

You will have experienced in investigatory fault finding and be able to carry out repairs to a range of plumbing, heating and water supply services. In line with statutory regulations, you will be responsible to complete plumbing installations, testing and commissioning, following industry best practice in line with health and safety procedures.

You will need:

  • Experience of working with domestic plumbing
  • You will hold an NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing and Heating qualification
  • You will have completed the Unvented Hot water Storage Systems Certificate (G3)
  • You will have knowledge of RAMS, SSOWs, COSHH regulations

Desirable qualifications include:

  • ACS Domestic Gas (CCN1)
  • IPAF
  • Legionella Awareness Training
  • IOSH Working Safely


Coventry University will provide support to you in your career and working environment. As well as a competitive salary we have a range of impressive benefits some of which are; pension schemes, generous holiday allowances, flexible working, a childcare vouchers scheme, personal and professional development, employee networks and discounted membership to the University's bespoke £4m sport and recreation centre where the University offers a physiotherapy service for all staff.

Closing date: 23/01/22